Arterial thrombosis

Dominated by atherosclerosis and risk factors of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes.

Patients to 90% of patients with myocardial infarction have one of these risk factors.

Stasis does not play a role in the etiology due to high flow and blood pressure in the arterial system.

Hypercoaguability implicated associated indicated by the lowered rate of myocardial infarction in hemophilia patients and increased rate in patients with non O blood groups which are associated with elevated von Willebrand factor and factor VIII.

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